Theologians, scholars, educators and clerics share their views on religion and faith as a world force and as a guiding principle in everyday life.
The Role of Faith in Repairing Our Broken Politics
US Senator Chris Coons weighs in on religion’s role in American politics, Republican and Democratic relations, and his fondest Yale memories.
How to use our human nature to create a better world
Mecca Griffith interviews Christian ethics professor Jennifer Herdt on the human capacity for both empathy and exclusion—and society’s proven ability to create change in the face of injustice.
How to find joy in a time of suffering
Emily Judd interviews Yale Divinity School professor Mary Clark Moschella about how to find one’s life purpose, focus on the positive despite obstacles, and her Yale course that brings together graduate students and incarcerated women.
How to think theologically about money
Emily Judd interviews Yale Divinity School alum and former Democratic nominee for Massachusetts governor Bob Massie, in a conversation that covers Christianity’s teachings on money and wealth, his health battles with hemophilia and HIV, and what inspired him to leave ministry and go into politics.
Sensitive issues in the New Testament
Emily Judd interviews Professor of New Testament Yii-Jan Lin about resistance, feminism, and slavery in the New Testament, and how one passage can be interpreted differently to support opposites sides of an argument.
Why should the US stay in the Paris Agreement on climate change?
Yale Professor Mary Evelyn Tucker addresses the urgent threat of climate change, how the fields of religion and science can unite to save the planet, and the importance of the US staying in the Paris Agreement.